Category: Ideas

Seven tips for the back-to-school bedroom

It’s well established that a good night’s rest sets the foundation for a great day. So why not set the scene for a successful school year with a bedroom that’s […]

Helping kids get back to school with the Kids In Need Foundation

This back-to-school season we’re excited to partner with the Kids In Need Foundation and kids’ artwork archivists Plum Print to help get this school year off to a strong start. […]

Secrets to a more sustainable school year

Gearing up for back to school? If you’re looking to make this year your family’s most eco-friendly one yet, we have some tips to help you get started. 1. Look […]

Victory gardens: a down-to-earth solution to climate change

Hot, sticky weather, intense storms, long periods of drought—the results of climate change are all around us. The battle against increased greenhouse gases and carbon emissions is being fought on […]

Style 101: 8 ways to bring the comforts of home to a dorm room

Before you know it, it will be time for college students to start heading off to campus and back to the dorms. It’s never too early to start checking off […]

Six essentials for your summer camp packing list

If summer camp is in store for your child, your packing list is probably well underway. Wondering what you might be missing? We thought we’d share some of our favorite […]

Celebrating Mother’s Day and timeless style

We love the idea of multigenerational clothes – beautiful, timeless pieces that can be passed down from mother to daughter. To celebrate Mother’s Day, Brittany Bishop of Life of Charmings – […]

Q&A: How to care for your cashmere

You would think the most sought-after cashmere in the world would require a great deal of care, but what might seem an arduous task is in fact quite easy — […]

How to Occupy Your Kids on Rainy-ish Spring Days

It’s that time of year when we all get a little ahead of ourselves. We have a few days of spring sunshine and before you know it, the sandals and […]

What’s the difference between SPF and UPF?

It’s that time of year when “sunburn” replaces “frostbite” on the list of Top 10 Health Worries for Outdoor Adventurers. Sun protection is key, but with all the different labeling […]